CCTA Library in Sync w/ STC Library
2017-2018 1st Six Weeks
Ooh La La! PSJA Librarians in the House!
The PSJA Library Department held its monthly librarian's meeting at PSJA CCTA Library.
Countdown to Zero Recovery Walk
On September 9th and 23rd, Lisa Hernandez attended Countdown to Zero, an annual district recovery walk. Over the course of two Saturdays, Hernandez drove around Pharr and Alamo, along with district personnel and, on one occasion, with board members, inviting students at their homes to return back to school. Below, pictured left to right, are Superintendent Dr. Daniel P. King, Board Member Jesse Zambrano, Principal Darcia Cuellar, Librarian Lisa Hernandez, Counselor Maria Rodriguez, and Board Member Jorge Zambrano. Hernandez was also featured in Snap Story: 11th Annual Countdown to Zero Recovery Walk, which is linked below. Fast forward to 36 seconds to view her interview.
AGAIN! PSJA CCTA Library Wins an Author Visit!!
For three years in a row, PSJA CCTA Library patrons (students and personnel) have made it possible for our campus to win an author visit by supporting our district library program. On October 11th, Author Simone Elkeles will visit PSJA CCTA Library and autograph books for patrons. A BIG shout out to all who participated! Thank you, Mrs. Galvan, for making author visits accessible to PSJA students!! Pictured is Simone Elkeles. Her books are available for checkout.
Power Up at Your Library Week Activities
Power Up at Your Library Week activities included students preparing for the TSI Reading assessment, reading e-books, utilizing MackinVIA databases, and library personnel hosting PTI department's visit from Rio Grande City CISD. Pictures were liked and retweeted by the Texas Library Association. Activities are still on going with a Saturday library session on Resume Writing which will be conducted by Mrs. Hernandez. Thank you!
STC Technology Campus Library Visit
As part of their scheduled tour of the campus, programs, and facilities, CCTA students received a brief orientation from STC Technology Campus Library staff regarding library services offered to STC students.
International Dot Day
On September 15th, PSJA CCTA library patrons were introduced to International Dot Day. In honor of our school mascot, our robot's name is Phoenix. His home is the library, so please come by and check him out.
Visiting Your School Library Can Be a Rewarding Experience!
Utilize the library and enter your name in a drawing for a Lenovo Tablet. The grand prize for our 1st semester is pictured below.
Seeking Battle of the Books Team Members
If you are interested in become a Battle of the Books team member, please come by the library for details. Everyone is invited to try for a spot on the team.